Challenge for the government: 4 million are displaced, and hunger grows

by Austin Ramzey

When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, people in Basey, Samar Island, went to the Arc of Archangel Saint Michael Church for refuge. Photo:  Sergey Ponomarev/New York Times

BASEY, the Philippines — When Typhoon Haiyan hit this coastal town, residents ran for Saint Michael the Archangel Church. Now, 10 days later, more than 100 of them remain.

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